JOB: Stream Invertebrates ... in CO

Simone Pulver spulver at igc.apc.org
Fri May 3 16:07:57 EST 1996


The Environmental Careers Organization, Inc. is looking for a recent Biology 
graduate for a year-long paid internship with a federal agency in Arvada, CO.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: 
The successful candidate will assist the Biological Quality Assurance/Quality 
Control Unit by working with a team of scientist to process samples collected 
as part of the National Water Quality Assessment program.  He/She will perform 
the following specific tasks:
* Using a dissecting microscope to examine stream invertebrate samples;
* Removing animals from sample matrix;
* Identifying benthic macroinvertebrates;
* Archiving invertebrate specimens;
* Entering data into a computer database.

QUALIFICATIONS DESIRED:
B.S. in Biology within the last year.  Coursework in Aquatic Ecology.  
Familiarity with benthic macro-invertebrate sampling and processing 
procedures.  A working knowledge of computers (word processing, spreadsheets, 
databases) is essential.  Detail-oriented.  Interested in lab work.  Must be a 
U.S. citizen.
STIPEND and START DATE: $19,900/year; June start date.
FINAL DATE TO APPLY:  Friday, May 10, 1996
TO APPLY:  Fax resume and cover letter to 415/362-5559, Attention: Simone 
Pulver.

**WOMEN AND PEOPLE OD COLOR ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY**



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